An American scientist has warned that a virus likely to arise from chicken farms could make its corona counterpart just a “dwarf”, and it could destroy half the world if it is not caught quickly.
Biologist and food activist Michael Grager said, “A man’s close relationship with animals makes him vulnerable to the worst epidemics.” He explained that the Corona virus spread throughout the world like forest fires and killed more than 364 thousand people after it jumped to humans from bats, as is the prevailing belief until now, warning that “the spread of epidemics due to a virus transmitted from person to person is indisputable.” But what matters to us is when will this happen? ”
Grager wrote a new book entitled “How to survive a potential pandemic” in which he asserts that “as long as there are poultry, there will be epidemics,” adding: “In the end, the victim may be we or she.” Calling the world to pay attention to the benefits of the vegetarian diet, he predicts that diseases that lie in chickens can virtually eliminate the world.
During bird flu in Hong Kong in 1997, the government executed 1.3 million chickens to eradicate the virus. However, the virus has not been completely eradicated, as the epidemic broke out again between 2003 and 2009 outside of China. For this reason, Dr. Greger calls for changing the method of raising chickens to prevent the outbreak again in a dangerous way. And he says that the collective farms where chickens live in narrow spaces where you cannot even flap their wings and with the high level of ammonia from their droppings – all this provides a suitable environment for viruses.
The American world believes that we need to switch from mass chicken production to smaller swarms that are bred in less crowded outdoor spaces, providing better hygiene and without the use of antivirals. It also warns of abnormal egg production and calls for an end to artificial reproduction practices.
He continued: “This may not only be enough, as the viral link between chicken and humans must also eventually be broken, and the more the number of animals caught in a small range, the more circulation of the virus in the lining of chicken lungs like a roulette wheel in gambling halls.”